Negotiations over a new COVID-19 rescue bill were in flux Friday after the White House floated cutting an unemployment benefits boost to as little as $100 and President Donald Trump turned to a new priority, adding money to build a new FBI headquarters.
Verbal attacks, vulgar gestures, and derogatory remarks. That was the focus inside the Nebraska Capitol today as state senators tried to set the record straight over harassment and inappropriate behavior on the floor this week.
The Nebraska Democratic Party voted Sunday to have Alisha Shelton be their representative for the U.S. Senate after the party stopped supporting the primary winner, Chris Janicek, for violating their code of conduct.
President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus.
In an exclusive interview, Gray Television Washington Bureau Chief Jacqueline Policastro speaks one-on-one with Ronna McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee. Policastro also speaks one-on-one with Tom Perez, chair of the Democratic National Committee.
Every registered voter in Douglas County received a card in the mail to request an early ballot and less than one month away from the May 12 primary election, Douglas County voters seem to be responding in an effort to keep more people away from the polls as we continue to look for ways to be safe against COVID-19.
The Nebraska primary is on and so is the push for early balloting. Voting sites will be open across Nebraska on May 12. But the message from local leaders is simple; vote in May but please vote by mail.
With the Florida primaries coming up, campaigns are fighting for the Latino vote. Pew Research Center estimates Latinos now make up about 20 percent of Florida’s electorate, and that community continues to grow. Alana Austin is in Florida to break down the competing political strategies of Democrats and the Trump campaign.
Floridians are next in line to vote this Presidential primary season. Among those heading to the polls this year -- former felons who recently had their right to vote restored. Washington Correspondent Alana Austin is in Florida and tells us about the hope and the challenges that remain.
In the fight for the White House, the leading democratic contenders say they have plans to tackle the current “health-care crisis." According to Christen Link Young with The Brookings Institution each candidate has their own ideas.